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Social Policy

  • . . . And Communications for Allby Amit M. Schejter

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 46.99

    In this book, sixteen leading communications policy scholars present a comprehensive telecommunications policy agenda for the new federal administration. The articles address a range of topics, including network neutrality, rural connectivity, media ownership, minority ownership, spectrum policy, universal broadband policy, and media for children. more...

  • An "Epidemic" of Adolescent Pregnancy?by Maris A. Vinovskis

    Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 99.99 US$ 85.99

    In classrooms and in livingrooms, in research institutions and on Capital Hill, teenage pregnancy is one of the most controversial public issues of our day. In this study, Maris A. Vinovskis--a prominent demographic historian, and a participant in both Carter's and Reagan's Presidential initiatives on teenage pregnancy--traces the subject from colonial... more...

  • The "Other" Karen in Myanmarby Ardeth Maung Thawnghmung

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 39.99

    This book is the first study to an offer insight into non-armed, non-insurgent members of ethnic groups that are associated with well-known armed organizations. It analyzes the nature of the relationships between the ?quiet? minorities and their ?rebel? counterparts and assesses how these intra-ethnic differences and divisions affect the armed resistance... more...

  • (K)Ein Bund fürs Lebenby Bastian Hartmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 28.31

    Bastian Hartmann untersucht die Gründe für und die Konsequenzen von Ehescheidungen. Er zeichnet dabei ein umfassendes Bild der wechselseitigen Beziehungen zwischen der ökonomischen und der familialen Situation. Ehen werden zwar als Bund fürs Leben geschlossen, doch in der Realität gelingt es häufig nicht, dieses Versprechen einzuhalten, und viele Ehen... more...

  • The 31st Singapore Lectureby Angela Merkel

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2011; US$ 22.00

    The Singapore Lecture Series was inaugurated in 1980 by the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies with a founding endowment from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), and augmented by generous donation in 1983 from Exxon Mobil Asia Pacific. The Singapore Lecture is designed to provide the opportunity for distinguished statesmen, scholars, and writers... more...

  • 50 Years of Social Issues in Singaporeby David Chan; Tharman Shanmugaratnam

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2015; US$ 29.00 US$ 23.78

    The social context of Singapore is changing rapidly, and understanding how people think, feel and behave in various situations has become a key driver of effectiveness in addressing social issues. 50 Years of Social Issues in Singapore provides a comprehensive review and examination of various social issues at multiple levels of analysis including... more...

  • 50+by Bill Novelli; Boe Workman; Steve Case

    St. Martin's Press 2006; US$ 8.99

    50+ is a call to arms. It's a groundbreaking look at the revolution that's going on right now among seventy-eight million American baby boomers. From age 50+ on up, Americans are refusing to rock away their retirement. They're starting new careers, rallying for causes close to their hearts, raising grandchildren, becoming more active in their communities,... more...

  • AIDS in Asiaby Susan Hunter

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 8.99

    AIDS in Asia provides a thorough introduction to the social and economic issues surrounding the AIDS epidemic in Asia including: * Geographic obstacles to health care * Gender inequality and human trafficking * Political turmoil and poor leadership * Asia's role in the sex and drug trade * Economic conditions and exploitation At the crucial moment... more...

  • Abolition Democracyby Angela Y. Davis

    Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 12.95

    Revelations about U.S policies and practices of torture and abuse have captured headlines ever since the breaking of the Abu Ghraib prison story in April 2004. Since then, a debate has raged regarding what is and what is not acceptable behavior for the world?s leading democracy. It is within this context that Angela Davis, one of America?s most remarkable... more...

  • Abortion and Social Responsibilityby Laurie Shrage

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 37.99 US$ 32.67

    Shrage argues that Roe v Wade 's regulatory scheme of a six-month time span for abortion on demand polarized the public and obscured alternatives with potentially broader support. She explores the origins of that scheme, then defends an alternate one--with a time span shorter than 6 months for non-therapeutic abortions--that could win broad support... more...